Public Health Career Resources are designed to solve frequently asked career advice questions and common job-seeker and employee pain points. Let us help you navigate your career path, write a CV and cover letter, master your interviews, and land a dream job with a public health organisation you love.
The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically transformed the way we work and live, and the job search process is no exception. With remote work becoming the new normal, job seekers must adapt to a new reality of virtual interviews and onboarding. In this new landscape, it’s essential to understand the best practices and tips for success to stand out in the competitive job market.
I've worked with hundreds of senior doctors and public health professionals across the UK and internationally over the last 6 years, supporting them with all aspects of their careers and professional lives. Many doctors and public health professionals tell me that they feel like they are floundering in their career, at a crossroads, are stuck in procrastination, are worried about burning out, or fear being able to sustain their role into the future. Others feel excited, and perhaps daunted by their leadership challenges.
A recent study found that 4 out of 5 job-hunters use social media to find a job. So if you’re looking for a new job, chances are you’ve already heard about the benefits of using social media to find one. But what does that mean for you as an applicant? Are you able to use social media to your advantage? If so, how can you take advantage of these resources to find a job in public health? These are just some of the questions we asked when researching ways to use Twitter as part of your job search. Keep reading for our top tips on how to use Twitter as part of your job search so you can land a new position in no time!
The world of public health is changing fast. To tackle growing health issues, we need to stay on top of the latest trends and developments in the field. Modern digital technologies may have some of the answers. For those developing a career in public health, these trends are likely to shape the future of the profession. Here are 5 of the most exciting digital public health trends that you need to know about right now
In this article, we have Dr Fiona Day share her insights on how public health leaders can Improve team effectiveness through creating psychologically safe work environments.
Dr Catherine Heffernan shares her experiences on what it's like to be a consultant in public health.
Jyotsna Srinath, Public Health Analyst at Essex County Council, kindly answered some questions about her public health journey.
Many of us reach a point in our careers that we know it's time to move on from a job. Whether it's to pursue a new career opportunity, improve your salary or leave a dissatisfying position, it's essential to quit on as positive a note as possible. This guide aims to help you quit your job the right way.
There are several ways to give your CV a boost and gain skills that potential employers are after. In this article, we share our top 5 tips.
Whether you're just starting out in your public health career, taking it to the next level, or simply changing to something new, your LinkedIn profile can help you bring your career story to life. In this post, we have put together some videos to help you explore how to build a profile that tells the story of your career journey.
If you think Twitter is just for conversations, sharing opinions and hearing about the latest celebrity gossip? Think again, it's actually an excellent tool for landing your ideal public health job. To find your ideal job using Twitter, try these eight steps...
In this article, we walk through a step-by-step process of building a great cover letter. This includes how to get the attention of decision-makers and tell them how your work experience, personality, and passion all line up directly with what that organisation's seeking.
When applying for jobs, you may have rejection after rejection... and sometimes you don't even get a reply, which can knock your confidence. In this article, we go through six ways that you can keep yourself motivated while job hunting.
When having an interview, an employer may ask you about your career goals in public health. In this article, we outline why employers ask 'What are your career goals?' and give tips for formulating the ideal answer.
If you're considering a career in public health, it can be worth thinking about which direction to go in. Generally speaking, there are six main areas that people may work within public health. In this article, we go through each area.
Planning your Public Health career map is essential if you want to make progress. Sometimes it’s good to step back and reflect and make a solid plan. In this article, we share our best tactics.
Angela Woods, Lecturer in Health and Social Care at the University of Bolton, gives her personal perspective on the UKPHR practitioner scheme.
If you are applying for Public Health Specialty training, you know how important passing the public health assessment centre is to become a public health registrar. That's why it's so important to prepare for each stage.
You may have known it was coming, or it may have hit you by surprise. Either way, redundancy can make you feel a whirlwind of different emotions. The key thing to remember is ALL of these emotions are normal, and it is your job to validate them. Here are six tips to help ride the redundancy wave:
A glimpse into how to create an outstanding CV. In this post, we discuss how to make a significant impact to grab the employers attention.
Public health blogs are a great way to keep on top of current affairs, add to your knowledge bank and they give you an opportunity to comment and interact with others in the field. We’ve put together a list of the top public health blogs to follow…
We’ve put together a list of books related to Public Health. We put a question out to colleagues and friends on Twitter and this is what came back…
We’ve gathered some useful books to help you increase your transferable skills and improve your career. Whether you’re considering transitioning to a new role or organization, managing a particularly thorny situation at work, or rethinking your professional trajectories. These are the books will be great to read in order to find and do work you love or take your career to the next level.
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